Italy

Italy, Italie, ItaliaAre you looking for things to do in Italy? Try one of our self-guided walking tours, our Tourist Scavenger Hunts, in Florence, Milan, Rome, and Verona.

A Tourist Scavenger Hunts is a 2-3 hour self-guided walking tour with instructions through our mobile website on your smartphone. You’ll learn the history of a city or neighborhood, and the significance of various sites, monuments, and names. Also, you’ll enjoy solving our various challenges at almost every stop along the way.

Our Tours

Florence: This tour begins and ends at Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It takes you to Piazza Santa Trinita, along the Arno River to see Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery, Piazza Signoria and Piazza del Duomo de Santa Maria Del Fiore. See also Dante’s House, and several other churches and palazzos.

Milan: This tour takes you from Piazza Castello and through the Sforzesco Castle then on to the Teatro Dal Verme. Walk on Corso Magenta to see palazzos, museums, and an 800-year-old perfume shop. Walk to Torre dei Gorani, then Palazzo Borromeo and its Church before seeing the Ambrosiana Library. See the Duomo of Milan and its surrounding museums. Walk through Piazza Mercanti and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, emerging on Piazza della Scala and its Opera house. Return to Via Dante to see its theatres and shops, before returning near the start location.

Rome Ruins: This tour starts at the base of the Monument to Victor Emmanuel II and Capitoline Hill. Walk up the hill to see its museums, and down the rear to see the Roman Forum Ruins and the Coliseum. Make your way back up north through Trajan’s Forum to Palazzo Bonaparte and St Ignazio di Loyola church. On to the Pantheon, Santa Maria sopra Minerva Church and Piazza del Gesu before returning to your start location.

Rome Fountains: This tour begins at the top of the Spanish Steps, at Piazza della Trinita dei Monti. Walk to Piazza Barberini, the National Gallery of Ancient Art, and Via delle Quattro Fontane.  Walk on Quirinale Hill to see the Garden of St Andrea al Quirinale, Sant’Andrea al Quirinale, and Quirinal Palace. Then you’re off to the Trevi Fountain, St. Ignatius of Loyal Church, the Pantheon, and Piazza Navona. Here see the Gladiator Museum, National Roman Museum, and the Quattro Fiumi Fountain. Return through Piazza di Monte Citorio, Piazza Colonna, Piazza di San Silvestro, and Piazza di Spagna, at the base of the Spanish Steps.

Verona: This tour begins at Piazza Bra and its Arena and takes you to Juliette’s house & balcony, Romeo’s house, the Palazzo della Ragione, and its Torre dei Lamberti before emerging on Piazza delle Erbe. From there you’ll return through Porta Borsari, Bevilacqua Palace, Arco dei Gavi, the Adige River, and Castelvecchio to then re-emerge at Piazza Bra.

Additional details

Further, they all end within a few blocks of their starting point. Indeed, you’ll never walk more than 5 minutes between 2 stops. However, this isn’t a race. Take as much, or as little time as you want.

We’re certain you’ll enjoy finding more things to do in Portugal as you complete our Tourist Scavenger Hunts. Contact us if you have any questions.

Each one is available in English and French.

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